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Welcome to Success Academy Bronx 5!

This fall, Success Academy has opened the doors to Bronx 5 Upper and Lower elementary schools right here in the Bronx.

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Welcome to Bronx 5 Upper & Lower

A new location right in your neighborhood!

Our new building allows us to better serve the Bronx community and to continue growing alongside you. We look forward to welcoming kids in grades K-3, and to serving scholars, old and new.

Bronx 5 Elementary Schools

Bronx 5 Lower

Serving grades K-1

Bronx 5 Upper

Serving grades 2-3


Both located at 604 E. 139th Street in Mott Haven

Success Academy + The Bronx

Success Academy Bronx 5 joins our four incredible elementary schools, and builds on Success Academy’s long history as an education leader in the Bronx community. Our goal is to bring you an excellent education.

Eligibility Requirements

  • ​​Your child must be entering Kindergarten through 6th grade. Note: not all schools have open seats in 5th and 6th grade.
  • Your child must be five years old by March 31, 2024 to apply to kindergarten.
  • You must be a resident of New York State to apply to any Success Academy school.
  • Admission is FREE and is determined by a random lottery after the application deadline on April 1, 2023. 

Application Guidelines

  • The application is only for children that are not currently enrolled at any of our Success Academy Charter Schools. Current Success families: only submit an application if you are enrolling a new scholar.
  • Transferring? Families with scholars currently enrolled at Success may submit an application to transfer but will release their current seat if accepted. Therefore, it is highly recommended that you reach out to your school office to request a transfer.
  • For registration or middle school placement, please contact your school's main office (do not submit an application). 

Lottery Preference

Preference in the lottery is given to

  • Siblings of current Success scholars or newly accepted students.
  • Children of Success employees.
  • Applicants who reside within the Community School District (CSD) of a school to which they’ve applied.
  • English Language Learners (ELL) receive a weighted preference in the lottery.
  • The application deadline is April 1, 2023. Applications received after the deadline will be considered waitlist applications. We may process waitlist applications several times throughout the spring and summer depending on available seats.

Applications for School Year 2023-2024 are still open!

Growing With You

For over ten years, you have chosen Success Academy as your partner in education. More than 5,100 Success Academy students live in the Bronx, roughly a fourth of our student population. The demand from Bronx parents – more than 8 applications for every available seat – has been unmistakable, and we are happy to deliver another location right in your neighborhood!

Success Academy is committed to providing free, outstanding education for all kids.




Scholars strong and engaged

Schools across New York City

Years of proven results

“My kids both want to be teachers because of how much they love their own teachers.” 


Together We Can Discover What Makes You You

Success Academy is the highest performing public charter in New York City. We boast a proven curriculum, consistent academic outcomes, and an unyielding commitment to providing a free, excellent education for all kids.

Applications for School Year 2023-2024 are still open!


An education beyond the classroom

At Success Academy, we…

  • Build community through meaningful relationships.

  • Connect classroom learning to the real world through hands-on, inquiry-based learning.

  • Offer opportunities to explore interests and talents – sparking confidence, creativity, and joy.

  • Set a high bar for excellence, with support for achieving it at every level.

  • Nurture scholars’ character, social, and emotional well-being.

A community of families and educators…

… working together to create lifelong learners and critical thinkers.

We foster curious and confident scholars, and give kids the tools they need to succeed in the classroom and in life.


What to expect from Success

An Exceptional Education. Proven.

Structured Support for Lifelong Learners.

Joyful Relationships, Collaborative Environment.

Preparedness through Whole-Child Curriculum.

Applications for School Year 2023-2024 are still open!

Non-Discrimination Statement

A charter school shall not discriminate against or limit the admission of any student on any unlawful basis, including on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, gender, disability, intellectual ability, measures of achievement or aptitude, athletic ability, race, creed, religion or ancestry. A school may not require any action by a student or family (such as admissions test, interview, essay, attendance at an information session, etc.) in order for an applicant to either receive or submit an application for admission to that school.

Success Academy Charter Schools

95 Pine Street, Floor 6

New York, NY 10005

Office: (646) 597-4641

Fax: (646) 961-4739

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